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Salt Mine Wine recalls trips to Italy in a cozy tasting room

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski   A drive down Salt Mine Road in Camp Verde is comforting, with its draping trees, green grass and mountain views. But hidden within them is a slew of pecan groves, homegrown produce...

Great Train Rides of the Southwest

Travel the rails on one of these classic trains   By Sherry Jackson   There’s a thrill, an excitement, a nostalgic feeling one gets when riding a train. The slower pace makes us slow down and enjoy the...
Wild West Experiences

Three Wild West Experiences

By Allyson Wittekind   Arizona’s Wild West history plays a big part in its modern culture and what people do to have fun. Our state’s past -- filled with outlaws, gunfights, miners, railroads and ghost towns...
Cochise Stronghold

Four southern day trips to take right now

By Hannah Dahl   Jet ski on a calm lake, explore an underground cavern, and sip wine while surrounded by rolling hills of vineyards – all within a three-hour’s drive from Tucson. If you haven’t seen...

Sierra Vista: Bicycling, birding and ethnic food play important tourism roles

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski   Judy Hector saw an ad for a Sierra Vista public affairs manager and instantly fell in love—even before seeing the southern Arizona city. “I flew into Tucson and rented a car,” she says....

Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA’s New “Ruff Draft Book Club” Helps Animals Prepare...

By Alexis Andreopoulos   Entering the walls of any animal shelter is usually the same, there are cages full of sad and hopeful animals longing and looking for a forever home. But, when entering the Arizona...
Dark Lullaby

‘Dark Lullaby’, a unique film noir musical, comes to Phoenix

By Ally Richmond Murders and musicals come together to form Sheri Amourr and Serene Dominic’s latest creation: Dark Lullaby. This show centers around a musician who finds himself in the middle of an accidental murder...
iPic Theaters

iPic brings food and film together

And it's all thanks to Tanzy's chef By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Sherry Yard is passionate about two things: food and film. Six years ago, she saw an opportunity in iPic Theaters and jumped in headfirst. With a recently renovated...
Maricopa County Fair

Animals, demo cross and Colton Dixon headlining county fair

Sherry Jackson   Pigs, monster trucks and Flamin’ Hot Turkey Legs are just a few of the attractions at this year’s Maricopa County Fair from Wednesday, April 11, to Sunday, April 15, at the AZ Exposition...
Strong Beer Festival

Strong Beer fest returns for 18th year amidst Arizona Beer Week

By Connor Dziawura   With more than 200 events planned statewide during Arizona Beer Week from February 8 to February 18, one of the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild’s centerpieces is the Arizona Strong Beer Festival, a...

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